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Jazz Hot 11 Countdown: August 6, 2012

Jens Big Band Wendelboe - Fresh Heat

WRTI's Jazz Hot 11 is a weekly countdown of your favorite new jazz releases in rotation.

This week's Hot 11:

1. Jens Wendelboe Big Band - Joy Spring - FRESH HEAT

2. Jonathan Blake - Rio's Dream - THE ELEVENTH HOUR

3. Tom Harrell - No. 5 - NUMBER 5

4. The Cyrus Chestnut Quartet - Indigo Blue - THE CYRUS CHESTNUT QUARTET

5. Budman/Levy Orchestra - Idle Time - FROM THERE TO HERE

6. The Cookers - QuestBELIEVE

7. Branford Marsalis - The Mighty Sword - FOUR MF's PLAYING TUNES

8. Ralph Peterson - Impervious Gems - THE DUALITY PERSPECTIVE

9. Orrin Evans - Clean House - FLIP THE SCRIPT

10. Curtis Fuller - C Hip's Blues - DOWN HOME

11. Cassandra Wilson - Almost Twelve - ANOTHER COUNTRY

Maureen began her radio career at WRTI in 1999 while studying broadcasting at Temple University. Determined to make it in the entertainment industry, she took advantage of all the creative opportunities presented to her at WRTI - she hosted the overnight jazz broadcasts through her entire college career, she was an arts and culture reporter, and she soaked up the jazz biz from her many WRTI mentors.